Tag: opioid misuse

Tackling opioid addiction in America

Substance misuse is “one of the most pressing public health crises of our time” according to US Surgeon General Vivek H Murthy, in his...

NASS signs letter calling for urgent political action on US opioid...

A large group of societies—including the North American Spine Society—have signed a letter urging for the US Capitol to take action to tackle the...

Opioid misuse epidemic extends beyond the USA

There is a high rate of prescription pain reliever abuse in Europe, largely accounted by opioids, according to the first comparative study of prescription...